Category Archives: Balenciaga

The influence of 3D printing on fashion design

In 2013 burlesque dancer and artist Dita Von Teese modelled the first fully 3D printed dress in New York, ushering in a new generation in fashion design. Because of its potential for optimizing production processes, customization, and cost, 3D printing is expanding the field of what is possible in fashion. Below are a few examples […]

Balenciaga 3D scanning and 3D printing for luxury fashion in AW 2018 collection

Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia is using 3D printing for high fashion. The results are nearly seamless jackets that form part of Balenciaga’s Autumn/Winter 2018 collection. Gvasalia took 3D scans of his models’ bodies and then adjusted the body scans in a CAD program to achieve the “tailoring” he desired. The scans were then 3D […]